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by Timothy Schafer on Tuesday Oct 06 2015

City council is taking a time out as it prepares to draft legislation to deal with those looking for a hand out on Nelson streets.

A unanimous vote was carried by city council on Monday night during their regular meeting to defer the wording of the draft bylaw — currently in its second reading — back to city staff for clarification, and to solicit input from various city groups...

by Castlegar Source on Monday Oct 05 2015

The B.C. Mayors Climate Leadership Council (BCMCLC) is calling for B.C.-based Federal Parliamentary Candidates to outline how they and their parties will respond to the challenge of climate change and the need for energy conservation and greenhouse gas reduction.

Communities across BC are experiencing climate change impacts such as pine beetle, forest fires, and increased severity of...

by Timothy Schafer on Sunday Oct 04 2015

The long, arduous Federal Election campaign has entered the home stretch.

On Monday, October 19, Canadians will go to the polls to elect members to the House of Commons in the 42nd General Election.

One of the new ridings in that election is Kootenay/Columbia, where four candidates — Bill Green...

by Cindy McCallum Miller on Friday Oct 02 2015

Dear Editor,

Canadians can finally see the light at the end of the tunnel in this extended election period but, incredibly, the polls show that there is a slight chance  
the most brazenly corrupt government in Canadian history could be returned to power instead of obliterated off the political map. A government that attacked the fundamental principles of democracy could be...

by Contributor on Wednesday Sep 30 2015

Premier Christy Clark announced Wednesday the appointment of Brad Bennett to the position of chair of the BC Hydro board of directors.

Bennett replaces outgoing chair Stephen Bellringer, whose term expires on Sept. 30, 2015.

“Brad Bennett's longstanding passion for reliable, affordable electricity‎ has served the BC Hydro board – and all British Columbians – well for three years...

by Nelson Daily Staff on Tuesday Sep 29 2015

On Monday, October 19, voters in Kootenay-Columbia riding will go to the polls to elect the MP for the region during the 42nd Canadian General Election.

The boundaries, and issues, have changed in the Kootenay Columbia riding, where four candidates — Bill Green of the Green Party, Liberal candidate Don Johnston, Wayne Stetski of the NDP and Christina Yahn of the Libertarian...

by Contributor on Monday Sep 28 2015

The Small Communities Fund will accept applications for $90 million in support for infrastructure before the end of this year, Premier Christy Clark announced today at the Union of British Columbia Municipalities annual convention.

Cost-shared equally by the B.C. and federal governments with $45 million each, the fund will open for intake on Oct. 30, 2015, closing on April 30, 2016....

by Timothy Schafer on Sunday Sep 27 2015

On Monday, October 19, Canadians will go to the polls to elect members to the House of Commons in the 42nd General Election.

One of the new ridings in that election is Kootenay/Columbia, where four candidates — Bill Green of the Green Party, Liberal candidate Don Johnston, Wayne Stetski of the NDP and...

by Contributor on Sunday Sep 27 2015

Ed Note: We asked all the candidates to send us a write up with a bio introducing themselves to our readers. All four will be published separately.

I was born and raised in Penticton on a small Veterans Land Act apple orchard. Like many kids who grow up in the Okanagan, I moved to Vancouver after high school and ended up working at the University of British Columbia for 17...

by Contributor on Sunday Sep 27 2015

Ed Note: We asked all the candidates to send us a write up with a bio introducing themselves to our readers. All four will be published separately.

Thank you to the Castlegar Source for this opportunity to introduce myself and to explain the need for change that drives my vision for a better Canada.

I grew up in Penticton and, together with my husband Bob, have...

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